Overview and Summary
At Urban Science, we need curious minds who can apply steady, cool curiosity to the business world. Our scientific approach has revolutionized industries since 1977, and we're looking for those who can help that continue.
We are looking for an innovative, self-directed Marketing Communications intern to collaborate with our team of global marketing professionals, supporting our company's goal to expand our global reputation through a consistent, engaging digital and social media presence.
This experience will help develop business acumen, communication and leadership skills, all while gaining real world Marketing Communications experience. This is a paid internship opportunity, located in Detroit in the Renaissance Center (parking provided).
Intern candidate will work up to 20 hours a week starting in March 2019 during the school semester and up to 32 hours a week for a three-month summer internship (May August). Desire and option to renew for up to 20 hours a week again during Fall school semester.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
While this is a year-round internship, actively participate in Urban Science's formal summer intern program, including attending networking and social activities with over 20 other interns from groups such as IT, Finance, Data & Analytics, and client teams. Attend lunch-n-learns with business leaders, and other unique opportunities to learn about the broader business and useful career enhancing topics.
Curate and develop a wide range of content for corporate social media channels leveraging internal content, supporting the Employee Experience initiative.
Edit and proofread a wide variety of marketing materials.
Monitor brand mentions, both positive and negative.
Conduct research and provide recommendations on social trends, tools, and best practices.
Manage corporate internal and external video channels to ensure content is relevant and updated.
Support the maintenance of our corporate website and execute website updates as needed.
Support the development and maintenance of various marketing metrics dashboard for monthly reporting.
Participate in additional Marketing projects as needs arise.
Qualifications - Education and Experience
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability and/or competency needed for successful performance in the role. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to think analytically and respond to complex requests/deliverables in a timely manner
Action oriented and successful at prioritizing multiple tasks
Professional demeanor with strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills
Able to work independently, with a high degree of initiative, poise and confidentiality
Intellectually curious and ability to take direction and apply it to future work
Solid technical proficiency including demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
Proficiency and demonstrated knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, specifically Photo Shop and In Design (preferred)
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Currently pursuing a Baccalaureate degree in an appropriate field such as Marketing, Advertising, Digital Media, Public Relations or related field from an accredited U.S. college or university, equivalent foreign institution, or equivalent experience.
Two years of collegiate study required, three preferred.
This description is intended to describe the type and level of work being performed by a person assigned to this position. It is NOT an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required by a person so classified.